Tag Archives: Volvo

Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you're thinking you've seen the design before it's because you have. Yes, the Polestar 1 is just a slightly massaged version of Volvo's Concept Coupe which was presented at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show to introduce Volvo's current design...

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Volvo to build next-gen XC90 in US starting from 2021

Volvo on Monday confirmed it will add XC90 production to its new plant being constructed just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The first model to be produced at the plant which becomes operational in the fall of 2018 will be the next-generation S60. XC90 production will start in 2021. By then, Volvo will have introduced a next-generation version of...

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Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said to expect a major announcement regarding Polestar's future in October. Word on the street is that we'll see a concept previewing the first of Polestar's new models. As...

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Why Care by Volvo could revolutionize car ownership

Automakers go to great lengths to make their cars stand out but surprisingly they do very little to make the actual ownership experience pleasant. Typically, it's the exclusive responsibility of the dealership or third-party firms to look after the customer. Volvo is introducing a new model, one that could potentially revolutionize the car ownership...

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Volvo XC40 allows your friend or family to borrow the car without a key

Say you're away on vacation and someone you trust, perhaps a close friend or family member, needs to borrow your car. With the 2019 Volvo XC40 arriving next spring, you'll be able to grant a person access to the car via an app. The person borrowing the car will be able to access and start it all with a smartphone, so you don't need to...

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2019 Volvo XC40 preview: Buy your SUV like you buy your smartphone

The 2019 Volvo XC40 may change the way cars are bought–or, rather, subscribed to. With the XC40, Volvo says it will not only introduce its third new crossover SUV in three years. It will also offer buyers a choice between a traditional sale and a subscription to the car, in which they can upgrade to a new version every year if they like. It's called...

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2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots and video

A prototype for Volvo's upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it looks like the production model will closely resemble the concept. Volvo's next-generation compacts will be based on the...

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Volvo XC40 coming soon, will offer high level of customization

Volvo's moving full steam ahead with the renewal of its lineup. The next new model to arrive will be an XC40 compact SUV, which Volvo says is coming shortly. The XC40 was first hinted at in May 2016 with the unveiling of the 40.1 concept car. Since then, prototypes for the production model have...

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